Augusto comes to Georgia State from the University of Kansas, where he served most recently as the assistant vice provost for experiential learning. At the University of Kansas, he provided key leadership in experiential learning, undergraduate research, community engagement, national fellowships, research administration and graduate education.
Augusto graduated from Washburn University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and received his PhD in Education from the University of Kansas (KU) in 2009.
Augusto served as an elected councilor for the Council on Undergraduate Research; a member of TRUCEN, The Research University’s Civic Engagement Network, which is the committee formed by the Campus Compact to promote civic engagement at AAU research universities. He is a lifetime member of the Society of Chicanos and Native Americans (SACNAS) where he is an alumni of the Linton Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute; the Advanced Leadership Institute; and has presented numerous times at the annual SACNAS conference. Augusto is also a certified CliftonStrengths coach where he gets to help individuals and groups find their natural talents and apply them in their daily lives.